The San Diego Union Tribune presents Festival of Books feat. Arthur Sze

The San Diego Union Tribune, August 21 at 10 AM – 5 PM PDT, presents Festival of Books feat. Arthur Sze From the organizers: The single-day virtual festival brings together book lovers of all ages, independent book sellers, authors, poets, illustrators and local businesses to celebrate the written word. Enjoy the event virtually — or […]

Hudson Valley Writers Center presents An Evening of Prose with Paisley Rekdal & Carol Edgarian

The Hudson Valley Writers Center presents An Evening of Prose with Paisley Rekdal & Carol Edgarian on August 18 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. EDT via Zoom. From the organizers: This reading will take place via Zoom.

Book Passage presents Anthony Veasna So’s AFTERPARTIES: A Tribute Panel

Book Passage presents Celebrating the Publication of Anthony Veasna So’s Afterparties: A Tribute Panel, an online event featuring panelists Bryan Washington, Monica Sok, and Mira Jacob, on August 7 at 4 p.m. Pacific time. From the organizers: Sat.

Georgia Center for the Book presents 2021 Route 1 Reads Poetry Reading

Georgia Center for the Book presents 2021 Route 1 Reads Poetry Reading, a virtual poetry reading, on August 2 at 7 p.m. EDT. Featured guests include Michael Klein, Kirun Kapur, Julia Spicher Kasdorf, Kiki Petrosino, Adrienne Su, and Tyree Daye, with editor Kim Roberts.

Left Bank Books and Saint Louis Poetry Center present Maggie Smith with Dana Levin

Left Bank Books and Saint Louis Poetry Center present Maggie Smith in conversation with Dana Levin on Facebook Live on July 27 at 5:30 p.m. (central). From the organizers: Left Bank Books and Saint Louis Poetry Center welcome award-winning poet and bestselling author of Keep Moving and Good Bones, Maggie Smith, who will discuss and read from […]

Boyce Thompson Arboretum presents Nature Authors: From NYT to BTA with Aimee Nezhukumatathil

Boyce Thompson Arboretum presents Nature Authors: From NYT to BTA with Aimee Nezhukumatathil on July 22 at 6 p.m. (MST) via Zoom. From the organizers: Boyce Thompson Arboretum welcomes bestselling nature authors Gary Nabhan, Doug Tallamy, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, and Emma Marris in a special virtual series throughout the summer.

West Cork Literary Festival presents Experiments in Empathy: Ellen Bass & Tom Moore

West Cork Literary Festival presents Experiments in Empathy: Ellen Bass & Tom Moore, on July 15 at 8 p.m. (GMT+1) (12 p.m.

Hudson Valley Writers Center presents An Evening with Copper Canyon Poets Ellen Bass & Arthur Sze on Zoom

Hudson Valley Writers Center presents, July 14 at 7 PM – 8:30 PM,  An Evening with Copper Canyon Poets Ellen Bass & Arthur Sze on Zoom From the organizers: This reading will take place via Zoom. The Zoom link will be emailed after registration. (Please check spam / promotions folder for this email and email admin@writerscenter.org with […]

Ledbury Poetry Festival presents Jorie Graham hosted by Sarah Howe

Ledbury Poetry Festival presents Jorie Graham hosted by Sarah Howe, on July 2, 2021 from 8 to 9 p.m. (BST); noon to 1 p.m.

Ledbury Poetry Festival presents Valzhyna Mort and Victoria Chang, chaired by Neil Astley

Ledbury Poetry Festival presents Valzhyna Mort and Victoria Chang, chaired by Neil Astley, on July 2, 2021 from 6 to 7 p.m. (BST); 10 to 11 a.m.

City of Asylum presents Poets Naomi Shihab Nye, Michael Simms, & Friends

City of Asylum virtually presents Poets Naomi Shihab Nye, Michael Simms, & Friends on July 1 at 7:00 p.m. (EDT), in partnership with Vox Populi. From the organizers: This is a virtual-only event streamed on City of Asylum’s virtual platform, City of Asylum @ Home.

Skylight Books presents Live on Crowdcast: Heidi Seaborn with Kelli Russell Agodon

Skylight Books presents Live on Crowdcast: Heidi Seaborn discusses An Insomniac’s Slumber Party with Marilyn Monroe with Kelli Russell Agodon on July 1, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. (PDT). From the organizers: Heidi Seaborn’s astonishing second collection of poems, An Insomniac’s Slumber Party with Marilyn Monroe is a middle-of-the-night poetic conversation with Marilyn Monroe that explores obsessions, addictions, […]

The Merwin Conservancy presents Ross Gay & Aimee Nezhukumatathil in Conversation

The Merwin Conservancy presents, June 26 at 5 PM PDT,  Ross Gay & Aimee Nezhukumatathil in Conversation From the organizers: Join us on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 2:00PM Hawai‘i time as accliamed poets and writers Ross Gay and Aimee Nezhukumatathil come together for readings and conversation about place, poetry, and the wonders of the […]

Rain Taxi presents Arthur Sze in conversation with Eric Lorberer

Rain Taxi presents, June 17 at 5:30 PM CDT,  Arthur Sze in conversation with Eric Lorberer From the organizers: Join us for a conversation and reading with Arthur Sze to celebrate his latest publication, a monumental New and Collected Poems called The Glass Constellation (Copper Canyon Press)—a triumph spanning five decades of work that ranges from compressed lyrical poems […]

Seattle Arts & Lectures presents Ocean Vuong

Seattle Arts and Lectures presents a reading and conversation with Ocean Vuong. Tickets are available for in-person attendance and online viewing, or online viewing only. Tickets here: https://lectures.org/event/ocean-vuong/

One Book, One Philadelphia presents Re-Creating a New World: One Book Finale with Jericho Brown

One Book, One Philadelphia presents, June 9 at 7:30 PM – 9 PM EDT,  Re-Creating a New World: One Book Finale with Jericho Brown From the organizers: Join us to celebrate a season of discussing The Tradition. Following a reading and conversation with One Book, One Philadelphia 2021 author, Jericho Brown, and Philadelphia poet Ursula Rucker, we’ll listen to […]

Seattle Arts & Lectures presents Ocean Vuong: Live & Online‑Only

Seattle Arts & Lectures presents, June 9 at 6 PM PDT,  Ocean Vuong: Live & Online‑Only From the organizers: Ocean Vuong is a poet and fiction writer whose work considers class, queerness, family, and identity. His epistolary novel, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous (2019), was an immediate and enduring bestseller described by the Los Angeles Times as a “series […]

New York Public Library presents Spiritfirst: Akwaeke Emezi with Saidiya Hartman

New York Public Library presents, June 8 at 7 PM – 8 PM EDT, Spiritfirst: Akwaeke Emezi with Saidiya Hartman From the organizers: The bestselling author shares their debut work of nonfiction, Dear Senthuran, a memoir that “deeply engages with the metaphysics of Black spirit and singularly faces the Black reader.” Register here: https://www.showclix.com/event/akwaekeemezi/tag/nyplwebsite

Hennepin Avenue UMC presents An Evening with Jericho Brown

Hennepin Avenue UMC presents, June 19 at 6 PM – 8 PM CDT,  An Evening with Jericho Brown From the organizers: There are two ways to attend. This is a hybrid event, with registered tickets available for in-person or virtual attendance. In-person Attendance ($20) Experience Jericho in person, with reserved, socially-distanced seating for 150 in the beautiful […]

Roxbury Poetry Festival presents Keynote Address with Jericho Brown

Roxbury Poetry Festival presents Keynote Address, June 5 at 4 PM – 5 PM EDT,  with Jericho Brown From the organizers: 2020 Pulitzer Prize winner, Jericho Brown, will read from his book The Tradition and answer a few questions from the audience. This talk will be moderated by a local artist. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.